Founded in 1900 in France, Maison F. Crayssac has more than 100 years of truffle production heritage from the leading truffle region in the world. The French region of Périgord is synonymous with truffles world wide. Today, Maison Crayssac brings the US an original line of truffle products from Europe. The finest black truffles come from France- particularly the southwestern region known as the Dordogne. Fresh Winter Black Truffles are often called "Black Diamonds" or "Diamonds of Périgord". They are simply exquisite and grow from December to March. French truffle markets feature delectable black truffles characterized by a subtle aroma and an earthy flavor reminiscent of a rich chocolate. They reach their pinnacle of fragrance and flavor in January and February.